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Police shoot woman who had a gun on Staten Island, NYPD says

NYPD officers collect evidence at the scene on Highland Avenue on Staten Island where a woman with a gun was shot by police on Sunday. / Jeff Bachner

A woman who had a gun was shot in the shoulder by police in Staten Island as she sat in her car on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

The 41-year-old woman, identified as Lori Gjenashaj, tried to break into a home on Sunnyside Terrace in Staten Island with a brick and a gun at about 12:45 p.m., police said. She then sped off in her GMC SUV, police said, and was stopped around the corner on Highland Avenue.

Police said Gjenashaj pulled out a gun, and when they told her to drop it and get out of the vehicle, she didn’t.

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They then fired five rounds, hitting her once in the shoulder.

Gjenashaj was taken to Richmond University Medical Center, where she was listed in stable condition.

Police said they recovered a gun from Gjenashaj, but that she did not shoot at the officers.